Arvada City Council On the Record
Arvada City Council voted on the following legislation during its Oct. 21 meeting. Council members in attendance were Mayor Marc Williams, Mayor Pro Term Rachel Zenzinger, District 2 Councilor Mark McGoff, District 3 Councilor Shelley Cook, District 4 Councilor Bob Dyer, and Councilmen-At-Large Don Allard and Bob Fifer.
Council unanimously approved a resolution between the city, Hyland Hills Park and Recreation District and Wanco, Inc. for a memorandum of understanding. The memorandum comes as an agreement between the three organizations concerning the first phase of a Regional Park Site development and the expansion of Wanco, Inc.
Council unanimously approved an ordinance which rezones land and amends the city’s zoning maps along West 64 Avenue and Yank Way for the building of a Panera Bread Café and a possible Noodles and Company. The ordinance includes a provision for limiting drive-thru hours, the timing of grease trap cleansing and the location of the garbage enclosure.
Council unanimously approved an ordinance and three resolutions regarding the 2014 Budget. The resolutions adopted the 2014 Capital Improvement Fund; approved the Urban Renewal Budget and adopted the overall budget for the 2014 Fiscal Year.
Council unanimously approved three ordinances pertaining to 2014 water rates. The ordinances allow for a 3.3 percent increase in water rates; a 4.1 percent increase in wastewater rates; and a 4.1 percent increase in water tap fees.
The next council meeting will be 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at City Hall, 8101 Ralston Road, in the Council Chambers in Arvada.
— Compiled by Crystal Anderson